Madeira cake French toast with Crispy Bacon & Banana

Madeira Cake French Toast with Crispy Bacon and Banana

I really love bargains! My favourite part of the day to go to the grocery store is at the end of the day, an hour or two before they close. It is the golden hour to buy fresh produce of which the ‘sell by’ date is on that day. Most of the time there is nothing wrong with the products and it can still last a few days in your fridge. This golden hour means half price! CONTINUE READING

Chocolate Amaretto Puddings

Chocolate Amaretto Puddings

Who doesn’t like chocolate pudding with and a hint of booze? These chocolate puddings take about 5 minutes to make and have a delicious almond liqueur aftertaste.

These puddings are super easy to prepare, plus you can make it a day in advance! I’m sure you have most of the ingredients in the pantry and in the fridge. CONTINUE READING

Savoury Scone Bake

Savoury Scone Bake

Pastry Blenders

A pastry blender is used to ‘cut’ butter into the flour. You can either use this simple and relatively inexpensive tool or you can your hands by rubbing the butter into the flour. This method is used in making quite a number of baked goods, like scones, some cakes and pastry, and biscuits.
This is what a pastry blender looks like. You can buy a pastry blender from most kitchen equipment stores or ask your granny, she might even have one for you! CONTINUE READING